Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith and go into the world equipped to serve.

Welcome!

Embracing the example of Jesus, we welcome you here with hearts that know no boundaries of age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, or economic circumstance.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship  
8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
11:00 a.m. in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 a.m. in Berkley 

Easter and Holy Week

Concerts and Worship Services

Enter into the passion of Jesus during Holy Week, and discover anew the joy, the hope, and the new life that is ours at Easter and always in Jesus Christ.

Spring Rummage Sale

Sale Days - May 1-3

Twice a year the United Methodist Women of Birmingham First conduct a rummage sale and the proceeds support mission projects locally, nationally and internationally. You can participate by donating items, volunteering or shopping! Watch the video above to see what your rummage sale dollars support. 

Forward

FORWARD is the name of the planning process through which we are discerning the God desired future for our life together. The FORWARD planning process was initiated by Compass in the winter of 2017. The FORWARD planning team was recruited by Compass in the spring of 2017 and given the task of discerning God’s future for Birmingham First and Berkley First.

Vacation Bible School - "Roar!"

June 17-21, 2019

Registration is now open for Vacation Bible School. 

Recent News

Healthcare Information Forum

Turn on the tv, open a newspaper, browse social media: everyone is talking about new ideas for expanding...
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Am I Blue or is it Depression?

On Sunday, May 5 from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Birmingham First’s Caring Ministries will sponsor “Am I Blue or...
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WRCJ Promotion of Birmingham First’s Good Friday Concert

Listen to @WRCJ to hear this ad for Birmingham First’s Good Friday concert featuring Mozart’s Requiem!  Friday, April...
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Movies That Matter

Church and society present “Movies that Matter”, three movies that address the (in)justice system. Bring a friend, we will...
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Summer Mission Trip for 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders

All 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students are invited to participate in a summer mission trip July 14-18,...
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Brightmoor – Funny for a Change Fun-Raiser

Join the laughter and make a difference! We invite you to Brightmoor’s annual Funny for a Change fundraiser on...
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Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

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Member Portal

Update your contact information, register for events and give online through the member portal.

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Preschool

First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events. 

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Upcoming Events

View a complete calendar of all classes, programs, worship services and events.

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Steeple Notes - Newsletter

Read our weekly newsletter.

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Music

Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Stay in Touch

Stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletters and joining us on social media. 

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Giving

Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Resources

Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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